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How can I open pps and ppt files in Outlook express

by zellsG / November 22, 2009 3:46 PM PST

Installed PowerPointViewer but I still get " no program associated with this file" message. I am not sure that the viewer is set up properly with the free download. Thanks for your help.

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Re: pps and ppt files
by Kees Bakker / November 22, 2009 4:22 PM PST

1. Save the attachment to a folder on your harddisk.
2. Run the Powerpoint viewer (2003 version)
3. Do File>Open and browse to the file.

Does this work? I had some issues with the Powerpoint viewer 2007 indeed. But that's only needed for ppsx and pptx extension, and that's not what you're talking about.


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If Kees' suggestion doesn't work . . .
by Coryphaeus / November 22, 2009 8:11 PM PST
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How to open pps and ppt files in Outlook Express
by zellsG / November 23, 2009 10:14 AM PST

The ppt file does open fine when saved to hard disk. I'll use this method for awhile. Thanks to all.

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